DG OHS Coordinator

DG OHS Coordinator
Thunder Bay
Full Time
Ground Operations
Deadline To Apply
October 19, 2021

Job Summary

The Dangerous Goods/Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for the compliance of Transport Canada’s Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) under the direction of the Director of Flight Operations by section 6 of the Company Operations Manual. The DG/OHS Coordinator will also assist the SMS Manager in oversight of the Occupational Health and Safety Program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the handling of Dangerous Goods as outlined by ICAO, IATA, TDGR and section 6 of the Company Operations Manual
  • Review regulations and update the company’s policies and procedures relating to Dangerous Goods accordingly
  • Perform duties as the main company contact for emergencies involving dangerous goods, aircraft carrying dangerous goods and environmental spills
  • Update the company Dangerous Goods Manual and training programs pertaining to the receiving and transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Perform Dangerous Goods training as well as Train the Trainor training to company personnel and outside agencies.
  • Oversee the Occupational Health and Safety program. Including maintenance of the current Occupational Health and Safety manual and compilation of OH&S records obtained through OH&S monthly meetings
  • Update the company training program as pertaining to Occupational Health and Safety
  • Assist the Safety Manager on any required investigations as pertaining to Dangerous Goods and Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Ensure regular internal audits are conducted as required at each station where Wasaya Airways LP receives Dangerous Goods.
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications


  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Supervisory role is an asset
  • Aviation or Cargo experience is an asset
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Certificate, diploma or degree in Dangerous Goods or a related field is an asset
  • Experience in a Customer Service field is an asset
  • Experience with Occupational Health and Safety programs or committees is an Asset


  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows applications is preferred
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times


  • Ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway


  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required
  • Some travel will be required
  • May be exposed to high levels of noise, dust, fumes and oils
  • Indoor and outdoor work is required
  • Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check
  • Identify proof of fully vaccinated by October 31, 2021 - COVID 19


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Pl.
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6VE
Fax: (807) 789-1645
Email: careers@wasaya.com